Vatican’s most senior figure in Australia Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sexual offenses

Vatican Finance Chief Cardinal George Pell speaks to the media via video-link to Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney, at the Quirinale hotel in Rome, Italy, March 3, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Australian police have charged Cardinal George Pell, the third-ranking official in the Vatican and Australia’s most prominent […]

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Fans cheering for Catholic basketball team shout ‘You killed Jesus’ to opposing players

He “You killed Jesus” chant alarmed Jewish fans in the crowd. Photo / Screengrab Supporters of a Boston Catholic school whose students chanted “You killed Jesus” during a high school playoff basketball game against a nearby public school allege that the chant followed anti-gay slurs from their opponents’ crowd. Parents of Catholic Memorial students said […]

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Pope Francis meets with family who drove 21,000km trip over 194 days from Argentina to Philadelphia in an old Volkswagen van to see him

  Pope Francis spent time with fellow Argentinians Catire Walker and Noel Zemborain and their four children, talking about their visit and praying. Photo / Getty Images Pope Francis met Sunday with a family who made a 20,920km trip over 194 days from Argentina to Philadelphia in an old Volkswagen van. Francis spent time with […]

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